Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicCovid cases India

Topic: Covid cases India

India reports 30,615 new Covid infections in 24 hrs, active cases dip to 3.7 lakh

The active cases comprise 0.87 % of the total infections. The death toll has climbed to 5,09,872 with 514 fresh fatalities, the health ministry data showed.

India registers less than 30,000 new Covid cases in 24 hrs, active infections dip to 4.23 lakh

The active cases comprise 0.99 % of the total infections. The death toll has climbed to 5,09,358 with 347 fresh fatalities, the health ministry data showed.

Vaccinated people at lower risk of developing severe illness due to Omicron, US study finds

The study published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also found that fewer hospitalised patients died due to Omicron compared to when Delta variant was dominant.

India registers 58,077 new Covid infections, 657 deaths in last 24 hours

The active cases comprise 1.64 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate has further improved to 97.17 per cent, according to health ministry data.

Life insurance claims show 136% ‘excess deaths’ during second wave of Covid in India

The steep increase in claims confirms suspicion about “excess mortality” but is nowhere close to estimates which put excess deaths at 6-10 times higher than official figures.

One-third elderly develop new medical conditions after Covid infection, US study finds

The researchers studied health insurance plan records to identify persistent or new conditions starting 21 days after a covid diagnosis in 133,366 individuals aged 65 or older in US.

India registers 71,365 new Covid cases, 1,217 deaths in the last 24 hours

Active cases declined to 8,92,828, with a reduction of over 1 lakh cases in the caseload in a span of 24 hours. While the daily positivity rate was recorded at 4.54%, health ministry said.

India adds over 1.72 lakh Covid cases in last 24 hours, daily positivity rate at 10.99%

The country's Covid death toll climbed to 4,98,983 with 1,008 daily fatalities, while the active cases decreased to 15,33,921, the health ministry's data showed.

India records over 1.61 lakh Covid cases, 1,733 fatalities

The active cases dropped by over 1.21 lakh to reach 16,21,603 while the country’s recovery rate stands at 94.60 per cent, the health ministry said.

Covid cases plateauing, less hospitalisations due to high vaccination rate, govt says

A clear trend in terms of fewer Covid cases requiring oxygen-supported beds or ICU beds has been observed, noted health ministry’s joint secretary Lav Agarwal.

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India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

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